Terry Mason's Family History Site

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Selected Families and Individuals


Frank Israel Winfrey

Information sent to T.Mason on 8 Jan 2009 by Cameron Heath. "Frank Israel Winfrey was the son of Dr. Americus Vespucius Winfrey b. 30 June 1832 Cumberland Co. KY and his wife Sabrina Catherine Goff who had married 5 June 1856 in Russell Co. KY. His father Americus Winfrey went to medical school at the Kentucky School of Medicine in Louisville and became an Assistant Surgeon for the 12th Kentucky Infantry on the Union side in the Civil War. Frank Israel Winfrey was one of 7 children born to that marriage. Last known address at Frank's time of death: 724 Prospect Ave, St. Joseph, Buchanan Co. MO where they say they have lived for 34 yrs. Frank's occupation: Foreman for the Chase Candy Company. Frank died of cerebral hemorrhage and cardiovascular disease."

Rosa May Hedges

Information sent to T.Mason on 8 Jan 2009 by Cameron Heath. "Rosa May Hedge’s father Phillip Martin Hedges died in 1903 before Rosa Hedges married, and her mother Emily V. Hedges went on to marry 3 more times. Rosa May (Hedges) Winfrey and her husband went early in their marriage to live in Oklahoma where his widowed mother and some of his siblings lived. Their first three children were born in OK. They returned to Missouri for good by 1917 and remained the rest of their lives in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co. MO where Frank Israel Winfrey was a foreman for the Chase Candy Company. Frank I. Winfrey died in 1949 and his widow remarried after Nov 1949 to an "Unknown" MENGINOT (Living in St. Joseph Buchanan Co. MO in 1958 when Oris died)."

Emily Sabina Winfrey

OBITUARY: Published in the St. Joseph News-Press on 12/17/2007.
Emily Sabina Steele, 95, St. Joseph, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at a St. Joseph health care center. Emily was born April 29, 1912, in Chelsea, Okla., to Frank Israel and Rosa (Hedges) Winfrey. She was a faithful member of Wyatt Park Baptist Church for 63 years, directing Vacation Bible School, the Primary Sunday School Department, teaching Sunday at the State Hospital and teaching shut-ins by telephone conference call. Emily was a faithful visitor to shut-ins. Emily loved her husband, three sons, grandchildren, home and church. She was a wonderful, loving mother-in-law to her daughters-in-law. She graduated from Lafayette High School and Gard Business College. She worked in retail sales for years. She was active in the Just Us Gals group and her sorority. Emily married Walter Lee Steele on July 24, 1932. He passed away in 1973. She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John Olin Winfrey and Ray Winfrey; and sister, Mae Holland. She is survived by three sons, Rev. Walter Steele and wife Sarah, Rev. Charles Steele and wife Gloria, Gary Steele and wife Sherry, all of St. Joseph; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Interment: Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph. Visitation will begin after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Chapel, where the family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The family suggests memorials to Calvin Center or Patee Park Food Pantry.

Gladys Nadine Winfrey

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — G. Nadine Kretzer Andrews, 92, of Springdale, Ark., died February 15, 2012 in Springdale.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Dale Kretzer and Arlie Andrews; parents, Frank and Rosa Winfrey; two brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by daughters: Barbara Rae Prenzlau, Lake Ozark, Mo.; Rosalyn Joyce Thuman, Red Oak, Texas; and Cherrie Lynn Miller, Lowell, Ark.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Highland Cemetery, Oregon, Mo.
Care entrusted to Sisco Funeral Chapel of Springdale and Chamberlain Funeral Home of Oregon, Mo.
Online condolences may be left at www.chamberlainfuneral.com.

William Ray Holland

HYPERLINK: [ http://www.stjoenews-press.com/main.asp?SectionID=81&SubSectionID=276&ArticleID=46916 ]

Obituaries, Nov. 11, 2003
William R. Holland
William Ray Holland, 58, St. Joseph, passed away Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at a St. Joseph hospital.
Mr. Holland drove a delivery truck for Colony House furniture store. During the Vietnam War, he served in the Army and was awarded a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Air Medal Army Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Born in Oak, Mo., on Jan. 21, 1945, he lived most of his life in St. Joseph.
Mr. Holland was a high school graduate and attended a college for a year. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Cosby, Mo.; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1668, St. Joseph; Vietnam War Veterans Post No. 638 and Disabled American Veterans, Leavenworth, Kan.
On March 15, 1974, he married Sheila Stone in St. Joseph. She survives of the home.
Mr. Holland was preceded in death by his parents, John and Idella Holland; and brother, Robert Lee Holland.
Additional survivors: son, Kenneth Lee Holland, Amazonia, Mo.; daughters, Brea Rowland, St. Joseph; and Carolyn Holland of the home; brothers, Richard, St. Joseph; Larry, Avenue City, Mo.; and John G. Holland Jr., California state; sisters, Ann Pashik, Betty Jo Ross and Mary Elizabeth Roberts, all of St. Joseph; and eight grandchildren.
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday, Leavenworth, Kan., National Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, at Rupp Funeral Home, St. Joseph.